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Bulgaria Wages: Minimum and Average

Bulgaria Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 399 EUR/Month | 430.411 USD/Month 1Q/23
Wages 1787 BGN/Month | 985.61 USD/Month Sep/22
Wages High Skilled 1280 BGN/Month | 738.195 USD/Month 2018
Wages in Manufacturing 1532 BGN/Month | 844.966 USD/Month Sep/22
Wages Low Skilled  600 BGN/Month | 346.029 USD/Month 2018


Latest data on Minimum Wages (EUR/Month)

Minimum Wages
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (EUR/Month)

What is minimum wage in Bulgaria?

  • Minimum Wages in Bulgaria increased to 399 EUR/Month (430.411 USD/Month) in the first quarter of 2023. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 332 EUR/Month and minimum was 31.19 EUR/Month.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (EUR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
399 1Q/23 03.02.2023
363 3Q/22 23.07.2022
363 1Q/22 29.01.2022
332 3Q/21 24.07.2021
332 1Q/21 05.02.2021
312 3Q/20 25.08.2020
286 4Q/19 20.01.2020
286 2Q/19 03.04.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (EUR/Month)

Minimum Wages in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Rumen Radev 22.01.2017 - 235.2000 260.0000 260.7600 235.2000 10.54%


Latest data on Wages (BGN/Month)

Wages
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

What is average wage in Bulgaria?

  • Average Wages in Bulgaria increased to 1787 BGN/Month (985.61 USD/Month) in September 2022. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 1500 BGN/Month and minimum was 30 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1787 Sep/22 12.11.2022
1710 Jun/22 13.08.2022
1668 Mar/22 14.05.2022
1676 Dec/21 19.02.2022
1543 Sep/21 18.01.2022
1505 Jun/21 14.08.2021
1500 Mar/21 15.05.2021
1468 Dec/20 13.02.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Rumen Radev 22.01.2017 - 1036.0000 1107.0000 1123.0000 1027.0000 6.85%


Latest data on Wages High Skilled (BGN/Month)

Wages High Skilled
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

How much is average wage for high skilled employees in Bulgaria?

  • Average wages for high skilled employees in Bulgaria increased to 1280 BGN/Month (738.195 USD/Month). The maximum level was 1280 BGN/Month and minimum was 826 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1280 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages High Skilled in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages in Manufacturing (BGN/Month)

Wages in Manufacturing
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

How much is average wage in manufacturing in Bulgaria?

  • Average wages in manufacturing sector in Bulgaria increased to 1532 BGN/Month (844.966 USD/Month). The maximum level was 1263 BGN/Month and minimum was 201 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1532 Sep/22 18.11.2022
1474 Jun/22 01.11.2022
1443 Mar/22 19.05.2022
1296 Jun/21 24.08.2021
1263 Mar/21 23.06.2021
1240 Dec/20 17.02.2021
1233 Sep/20 17.11.2020
1200 Jun/20 19.08.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages in Manufacturing in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages Low Skilled  (BGN/Month)

Wages Low Skilled 
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

How much is average wage for low skilled employees in Bulgaria?

  • Average wages for low skilled employees in Bulgaria increased to 600 BGN/Month (346.029 USD/Month). The maximum level was 600 BGN/Month and minimum was 472 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
600 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages Low Skilled  in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Bulgaria

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 64.42 64.33
Unemployment Rate Nov/22 4.4 % 4.3
Job Vacancies 3Q/22 18.688 K 21.401
Labor Force Participation Rate 3Q/22 57.5 % 56.3
Living Wage Individual 2018 389.282 USD/Month 389.282

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2021 2719.672 USD/Month 3153.352
Ireland 3Q/22 3728.517 USD/Month 3763.041
Luxembourg 2021 6333.812 USD/Month 5896.885
Spain 3Q/22 2192.632 USD/Month 2324.276
Iceland 2021 5415.002 USD/Month 5133.703
Norway 3Q/22 4940.509 USD/Month 5135.001
Belarus Dec/22 702.166 USD/Month 603.951
Belgium 2016 3849.76 USD/Month 3801.21
Bulgaria Sep/22 985.61 USD/Month 933.765
Croatia Nov/22 1123.733 USD/Month 1099.736
Cyprus 3Q/22 2232.051 USD/Month 2244.997
Czech Republic 3Q/22 1808.575 USD/Month 1818.92
Denmark 2021 6455.268 USD/Month 6314.848
Estonia 3Q/22 1811.297 USD/Month 1826.4
Euro Area 2Q/22 2190.702 USD/Month 2157.265
Finland 3Q/22 4092.066 USD/Month 4053.238
France 2020 3559.794 USD/Month 3433.583
Germany 4Q/21 4423.662 USD/Month 4287.748
Hungary Nov/22 1512.543 USD/Month 1374.452
Italy 2021 2669.788 USD/Month 2524.163
Latvia Sep/22 1080.825 USD/Month 1108.87
Lithuania 3Q/22 1940.334 USD/Month 1919.841
Macedonia Nov/22 868.082 USD/Month 871.386
Malta 3Q/22 158.437 USD/Month 155.471
Moldova 3Q/22 562.033 USD/Month 547.676
Montenegro Dec/22 971.178 USD/Month 962.545
Poland 3Q/22 1488.653 USD/Month 1414.002
Portugal 2019 1286.271 USD/Month 1267.865
Romania Nov/22 1474.1 USD/Month 1425.986
Russia Oct/22 863.085 USD/Month 854.92
Serbia Nov/22 722.596 USD/Month 695.169
Slovakia Nov/22 1843.318 USD/Month 1431.054
Slovenia Nov/22 2421.6 USD/Month 2184.188
Sweden Nov/22 2855.621 USD/Month 2840.432
Switzerland 2021 7178.159 USD/Month 7192.187
Ukraine Jan/22 398.627 USD/Month 477.275
United Kingdom Aug/19 2798.54 USD/Month
Albania 3Q/22 574.232 USD/Month 565.406
Bosnia and Herzegovina Nov/22 1000.388 USD/Month 984.886
Kosovo Dec/18 558.79 USD/Month 559.9